Comparative Analytical Study of Teachers' Personality Type (A and B) to Study the Consequences of Ostracism

Authors(4) :-Shumaila Naz, Prof.Dr.Cai Li, Shabnam Khan, Hira Salah ud din Khan

The objective of this paper was to examine the relationship between workplace ostracism and teacher’s burnout considering the moderating role of teacher’s personality either A or B. This study is unique as it presents the comparative analysis of teacher’s personality type (A & B) on their burnout levels. To fulfill this objective, two-wave survey of 300 teachers is conducted to identify their personality types and their responses regarding burnout levels due to workplace ostracism. In this study, workplace ostracism was used as independent variable, teacher’s burnout as dependent and personality type (A & B) as a moderating variable. The regression analysis was used to measure the relationship between workplace ostracism and teacher’s burnout and hierarchical regression analysis was used for moderation. Significant positive relationship was found between ostracism and teacher’s burnout. Personality type (A & B) strongly moderates the relationship between ostracism and teacher’s burnout. Furthermore, personality type A intensifies the relation between Ostracism and job burnout. Hence, this research suggests that to induce participatory/social programs particularly for ‘personality type A’ teachers who are more vulnerable to harmful effects of ostracism.

Authors and Affiliations

Shumaila Naz
School of management. Jiangsu University. No. 301 Xuefu Road, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu P.R. China
Prof.Dr.Cai Li
School of management. Jiangsu University. No. 301 Xuefu Road, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu P.R. China
Shabnam Khan
Department of management sciences. The superior group of colleges, 17-km Raiwind Road Lahore, Pakistan
Hira Salah ud din Khan
School of management. Jiangsu University. No. 301 Xuefu Road, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu P.R. China

Workplace ostracism, teacher burnout, social stressors, JD-R model, personality type (A & B)

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Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 5 | July-August 2017
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Shumaila Naz, Prof.Dr.Cai Li, Shabnam Khan, Hira Salah ud din Khan, " Comparative Analytical Study of Teachers' Personality Type (A and B) to Study the Consequences of Ostracism, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 5, pp.488-502, July-August-2017.
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